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OBITUARIES:  (published April 19, 2018)

Donna Marie Alberts
Donna Marie Alberts, 75, of Chicago, passed away April 14, 2018.
   Donna loved to watch all her children and grandchildren in their sporting events and performances, as well as playing tennis and traveling with her family and friends. She was a loyal friend and coworker, with 21 years at the Chicago Department of Revenue.
   She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dina (the late Donald) Stagner.
   She is survived by her children, Joe (Michele) Alberts of Hinsdale, John Alberts, Michael (Kathy) Alberts, Dawn (Mike) Lorr of Hinsdale and Denise Alberts; and her grandchildren, of Alyssa (fiancĂ©e Tom Johnson), Matthew, Jack, Joe, Michael, Alexis, Ava, Danny, Isabella, Luke, Francesca, Ashley and John.
   A funeral Mass was said April 18 at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church in Hinsdale.
   Interment was at Bronswood Cemetery in Oak Brook.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation at
   Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Patricia Ellen Foley Devine
Patricia “Pat” Ellen Foley Devine, 71, passed away peacefully at her Willowbrook home April 15, 2018, with family at her side after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
   Born in 1946 in Chicago, Pat was the epitome of a servant leader, devoting her life to teach those with special needs in Chicago and especially at schools near her home. She also enjoyed helping the Notre Dame Food Pantry, attending weekly Bible study, and adventures with her grandchildren. Pat’s strong faith has comforted her and family.
   She was a loyal friend to so many South Siders, St. Louis Billikens, teachers, parishioners of Notre Dame and Old St. Patrick’s Church and members of the Benet Academy, SASED and Lake Hinsdale Village communities.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard John Devine; and her son, James Patrick Devine.
   She is survived by her sons, Daniel Morgan (Kathleen) and Brendan John (Anna) Devine; her sisters, Alice, Norine and Mary Ann (Walsh) Foley; and her grandchildren, Quinn, Ronan, Seamus, Delaney, Foley and Danney Maeve Devine.
   Visitation is from 4 to 9 today, April 19, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St., Hinsdale.
   Family and friends will gather at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Friday, April 20, before proceeding to a 10:30 a.m. Mass at Notre Dame Church, 64 Norfolk Ave., Clarendon Hills.
   Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at or to the Notre Dame Parish Food Pantry, 64 Norfolk Ave., Clarendon Hills, IL 60514.

Richard W. Giltner
Richard W. Giltner, 82, a longtime resident of Hinsdale and Burr Ridge, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on April 16, 2018.
   Richard was born on the north side of Chicago in 1935, the son of a first generation immigrant mother from Germany and the youngest of three children. After graduating from Lane Tech High School and serving four years in the Army in the mid-1950s, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt University thanks to the GI Bill, becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.
   Following graduation, Richard started a four-decade career in the advertising industry, most of it as a television sales representative. Early in his career he met Dianne Shaughnessy, and despite their North Side/South Side differences, they were married in 1960 and raised four children together. During those years, Richard was an active volunteer in the community, serving as a Little League coach, AYSO referee, Toy Express Toy Drive volunteer and a longtime lector and choir member at St. Isaac Jogues.
   Upon retirement, and after 40 years of dormancy, Richard revived his high school thespian talents, participating in numerous Hinsdale Community Revues and musical theater productions at The Community House in Hinsdale. In addition to the many friendships he formed, one of his fondest memories was riding in the Hinsdale Fourth of July Parade as the Mayor of River City from “The Music Man.”
   In terms of athletics, what he may have lacked in ability he more than made up for in determination, as demonstrated by his completion of nine consecutive Chicago Marathons, the first one at the age of 60. His other interests included old movies and a lifelong passion for classical music and the CSO (not to be confused with his questionable, late-in-life attempt at playing the banjo). Like many, as a diehard Cubs fan, he finally realized his dream of a World Series Championship in 2016.
   He was preceded in death by his brother, George Giltner.
   He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dianne; his sister, Dolores Gill; his children, Kathy (Dirk) Glaubke, Richard A. (Kristen Laakso), Christine Kroeze and Keith (Kristy); and his grandchildren, Rebecca (Peter) Schneeman, Eric Glaubke, Zoe and Jonathan Kroeze and James, Audrey, Caroline and Julia Giltner.
   Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook.
   Family and friends will meet for the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at St. Issac Jogues, 306 W. 4th St. Hinsdale.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association online at
   Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.

Kathleen Rita Henry
Kathleen Rita Henry, nee Lawler, 68, of Clarendon Hills died April 10, 2018, at Amita Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.
   She was born in 1949 in Milwaukee.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Rita Lawler; and her nephew, Jeremy Lawler.
   She is survived by her daughter, Colleen (Sean) Reiche; her siblings, Mark (Sue) Lawler, Margaret “Peggy” Lawler, Maureen (the late Gary) George, Patrick (Eymarde) Lawler and Michael (Margaret) Lawler; and her nieces and nephews, Shaun Lawler, Erin George, Margaret “Maggie” George, Faith (Kerry) Storms, Grace (Tyler) Hallstrom, Devin Lawler and Owen Lawler.
   A funeral Mass was said April 14 at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills.
   Interment was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
   Sullivan Family Funeral Homes in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.


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